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New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center

Open Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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A must see!

This small museum packs a big punch, this is a destination for all ages! My husband and I have... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2018
Middletown, Rhode Island
A 6+

This very new museum has both a unique focus on the fishing versus whaling and the supporting... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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6 Dec 2018
“A must see!”
28 Jul 2018
“A 6+ ”
Telling the story of the fishing industry past, present, and future through exhibits, programs, and archives.
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38 Bethel St, New Bedford, MA 02740-6241
+1 508-993-8894
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Reviewed 6 December 2018

This small museum packs a big punch, this is a destination for all ages! My husband and I have lived in New England for decades and never knew that New Bedford is the number one fishing port in the nation with the highest valued commercial...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

This very new museum has both a unique focus on the fishing versus whaling and the supporting infrastructure for fishing that makes New Bedford such a currently important area

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lowellb517
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Get a llittle taste fo how fishermen actully work and learn something about the shoreside part of the finshing industry. There is one wall of colerful nick names of guys on the waterfront. "Porky," "Doggy Dolinsky." Those who know the stories and are sitill alive...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Martin L
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This little museum was packed with information about the local fishing industry. The grandkids also enjoyed exploring the various displays. The highlight of their trip was trying on the survival suits and trying to do it in under a minute. We all have a new...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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24 November 2018|
Response from lowellb517 | Reviewed this property |
Why don’t you contact the New Bedford whaling Museum information office and ask them